Are you feeling low? Are you facing problems staying upbeat? Whatever the cause might be, there’s no need to feel disheartened and depressed due to some insignificant sanity like workload or pressure of exams. Movies are fantastic stress busters and can help you to enhance your mood up to a great extent. We have prepared a list of feel-good films that you must this weekend watch to get rid of the depression and all the negativity that is keeping you from staying upbeat.

  1. The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)

This movie is based on the real-life incidents of a man named Chris Gardner. Chris Gardner, who once had no food to eat and no house to live, now runs his own international holding companies with offices in several states in the US and lives a prosperous life. This movie teaches you real-life values like positive mental attitude, persistence, determination, faith in God. It also tells you that it’s never too late for anything. “You want something? Go get it. Period. “

  1. Forrest Gump (1994)

Forrest Gump is one of the best movies that have ever been made. It teaches many life lessons like:

Be honest, no matter who you are talking to.

Don’t be afraid to love.

Always be determined to achieve your goals.

Sometimes it’s good to run away from the problems.

Always keep trying new things.

Don’t let anyone tell you that they’re better than you.

And most importantly, do what you love.

  1. A Dog’s Purpose (2017)

Since ” Hachi: A Dog’s Tale,” pet lovers have been on their toe to get their hands on a pet-exclusive movie. A Dog’s Purpose chooses an unique take on storytelling, i.e. narrating the story of a Dog “Bailey” from its point of view. To satiate audience’s love for innovative storytelling, the producer of Pink Panther, Bob Simonds(Bob Simonds’ interview at variety.com)announced 20 upcoming Indie movies that will equally match the brilliance of “A Dog’s Purpose.” The movie primarily shows how dogs genuinely care about their masters. This movie teaches you valuable life lessons. One of the significant lessons the movie imparts, is that you never hurt someone who genuinely loves or cares for you. The most resounding part of the movie takes place when Ethan leaves Bailey on the road, and Bailey thinks,” Humans are complicated. They do things that dogs can’t understand – like leave.”

Feel-Good Movies You Should Watch This Weekend If You're Feeling Low

  1. Chef (2014)

A classic movie about a father and his son and how they bond over a trip from Miami to Los Angeles in a food truck serving Cuban Sandwiches and Yuco Fries. The movie shows the emotions of a chef and his passion for treating his customers with delicious food.

  1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Shawshank Redemption was nominated for Oscars in 1994 and was undoubtedly a fantastic movie which is praised by the critics even today. It is based on the story of a banker known as Andy Dufresne who is charged with the murder of his wife and her lover with life imprisonment. The movie tells about the struggles of an innocent man in prison and his tactics to escape from the jail. The film connects with the audience immediately, and you feel peaceful when the protagonist succeeds in escaping from the prison. The narration of the storyline by Morgan Freeman also adds to the ability of this movie to connect with the viewers. When Red and Andy finally reunite at the beach of Zihuatanejo, you feel joy and peace at the same time.